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A Lesson From Butch

Film poster for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance...

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One of my favorite movie scenes is also one of my favorite business conversations.  No, the subject isn’t business but it makes a terrific business point and I thought I’d share it with you today.

The movie is Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and it’s from 1969.   Even though 41 years have passed since it was released, the lesson is timeless, as is the movie: Continue reading


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Posts of The Year – 4

This was probably the most fun post of them all this past year and it comes with an update. It was the story of a film four friends made in junior high which was somehow lost and found again. That’s the update – the film (without the original soundtrack which, sadly, remains gone) is now online.  You can view the Treasure of Ralph Moneybags here and you can read the post below.  Have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve! Continue reading

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Ralph Moneybags

I was pleasantly surprised last evening to receive an email from a old friend.  Attached to it was a photograph which you see off to the right.

Thanks Eric!

Thanks Eric!

No, it’s not the 4 Stooges although that would have been an appropriate moniker at the time.  It’s the cast and crew of a film shot in the late 60’s called “The Treasure of Ralph Moneybags” and seeing this shot made me think about how in many ways the digital world we’re in has helped and hurt what is now getting to be two generations of kids.

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